Boston to challenge 125-year-old cold record

The high temperature on Saturday could remain below 7 (-13.9C). 

“On Saturday, Boston will challenge its lowest maximum temperature ever recorded for the date, which stands at 7 from 1896,” said AccuWeather Meteorologist Renee Duff.

(Note that they’re talking about the high temperature for the day.)

At least 17 deaths have been linked to the brutally cold weather which has gripped the nation, the Associated Press reported.